Choose a country to see content specific to your location

Skip to main content
A picture of a Seven son flower tree

Seven son flower tree

Heptacodium miconiodes

Also known as

Seven son plant, Seven son flower of Zhejiang

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

4m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Seven son flower tree

A photo of Seven son flower tree
A photo of Seven son flower tree

Seven son flower tree Overview

This deciduous shrub has fragrant white flowers and 3-veined dark green leaves. It produces scarlet-red berries in autumn and provides winter interest with textured grey bark on the older growth, contrasting with the scarlet-barked new growth. The flowers attract butterflies.

How to propagate Seven son flower tree

Cuttings

From suckers, hardwood cuttings, soft and semi-ripe cuttings.

Suckers

Seed

Also from seed.

Other uses of Seven son flower tree

Grown mainly for its scented flowers with long-lasting pink sepals which fade to burgundy.